Zachary Kilhoffer is a Researcher in the Jobs and Skills unit at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).
Previously, he worked for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE); the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA); Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Section (HTMSS) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and taught research methods at Webster University Vienna.
Zachary’s current work in the Jobs & Skills unit concerns European labour markets with particular focus on the platform economy and the future of work. Zachary also supports the Finance Unit on occasion, primarily on European investment banks and retail banking markets. In addition to desk research and qualitative research methods, Zachary enjoys webscraping and data analysis using Python and R.
Zachary holds a Bachelor’s Degree (cum laude) in International Relations from McKendree University, Lebanon, Illinois (USA), and a Master’s Degree (summa cum laude) in International Relations from Webster University, Vienna (Austria). At Webster University, he was awarded the title of valedictorian and the Schön Award for his Master’s thesis “Purchasing Peace: the Foreign Aid Terrorism Nexus”.